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Hyperhomocysteinaemia is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and plays a role in atherothrombosis. Psoriasis is a common chronic and recurrent inflammatory skin disease associated with increased thrombosis. The aim of this study was to examine serum homocysteine levels and their relationships with inflammatory and atherothrombotic markers in(More)
INTRODUCTION Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, pruritic inflammatory disease, characterized by a relapsing-remitting course. The pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis is not completely understood, although the disorder appears to result from the complex interaction between immune abnormalities, genetic and environmental factors. Trace elements are essential(More)
We describe a 76-year-old man presenting with a chronic, non-healing ulcer of six-year duration on his left zygomatic area. The skin biopsy specimen taken from the lesion, showed increased vascular proliferation, edematous endothelial cells in the dermal blood vessels and perivascular eosinophilic/lymphocytic infiltration. The routine and specific blood(More)
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of human platelets contained in a small volume of plasma and has recently been shown to accelerate rejuvenate aging skin by various growth factors and cell adhesion molecules. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intradermal injection of PRP in the(More)
Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is a permanent or migrating eruption characterized by annular, arcuate, or polycyclic erythematous lesions that expand to the periphery when the medial parts fade. Darier was the first to described it in 1916 (1,2). Defining the incidence and prevalence of EAC is difficult because the literature mostly consists of case(More)
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